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Sundridge Man Charged With Arson
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Sundridge Man Charged With Arson

Posted: 2024-05-06 12:40:44 By: thebay

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an arson in the Village of Sundridge. 

On May 6, 2024, shortly after midnight the Almaguin Highlands OPP along with Parry Sound District Paramedic Service and the Sundridge Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire on John Street.

Investigation revealed that a person lit their residence on fire and barricaded themselves inside the residence. Out of concern for their safety, police entered the residence and located the person with a knife in hand. Consequently, the person was arrested safely by officers and transported to hospital for assessment.

As a result of the investigation, Sean NOLAN, 57-year-old from Sundridge was charged with:

  • Arson - Disregard for human life
  • Assault a peace officer with a weapon
  • Arson - Damage to property
  • Assault
  • Assault with intent to resist arrest


The accused was remanded into custody and awaits a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Parry Sound.